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Activity monitor will not let me look at things on only one server

I have 4 SQL servers in my company. I can launch Activity Monitor locally from my desktop and connect to 3 of the 4. When I remote on to the problem server, I am unable to launch Activity Monitor that way, either. Now, I have checked all permissions (local and SQL). Nothing changed, but this started happening just yesterday. Any help would be appreciated.
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Roy Bene

8/22/2022 - Mon
ste5an

You need the necessary permissions to connect to the Windows Server which are required for WMI.
Roy Bene

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Permissions were there yesterday. Still are.
DcpKing

Sorry to baldly contradict you, but obviously something has changed. Check the WMI on the problem box: check out Microsoft links here and here for info on how to do it. Also google this phrase: "check health of WMI" for more suggestions.

hth

Mike
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Vitor Montalvão

What's the error message?
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Researched the issue on my own.